Conscientious objection -- United States
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Contains the records of American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience, 1955-1962, including minutes and other supporting documents. Persons represented include Faith Bissell, Miriam E. Brailey, Harrop Freeman, Frederick Fuges, Alan Howe, Mary Knowles, Patrick M. Malin, Roland Pennock, Sara Pickus, Harry B. Sprogell, Frederick B. Tolles, and John T. Watkins.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee Against Registration...
Abstract Includes letters, flyers, reports, reprints, and materials from local branches.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hoover, Warren W.
Abstract Collection includes typed and handwritten lists, clippings and notices about conscientious objectors that had been dismounted from a scrapbook compiled by Warren W. Hoover. Eight folders are arranged the home state of the conscientious objector; nine are arranged by the religious denomination supporting the COs; the remainder, about 2.5 linear feet, is arranged chronologically; includes conscientious objection to the Vietnam War; materials date from 1956 to 1970.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1956-1970
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Page, Kirby
Abstract Includes documents about Kirby Page, Reinhold Niebuhr, Sherwood Eddy, the Fellowship for a Christian Social Order, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Christian Way, Keep America Out of War, the Emergency Peace Campaign, conscientious objection, the World Court, socialism, and pacifism.
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1920-1957